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Meaning and Origin of: Gage boy

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First name origin & meaning:

French: Pledge

First name variations: Gaige, Gaig, Gager, Gayg, Gayge

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from Middle English, Old French ga(u)ge ‘measure’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for an assayer, an official who was in charge of checking weights and measures.
  2. English and French: from Middle English, Old French gage ‘pledge’, ‘surety’ (against which money was lent), and therefore a metonymic occupational name for a moneylender or usurer.
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